Weathering With You Film Wins Audience Award At Animation Is Film Festival
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Weathering With You movie won the Audience Award alongside Zabou Breitman and The Swallows of Kabul film at the Animation Is Film Festival in Los Angeles this previous end of the week.

The Weathering With You anime movie’s October 18 screening at the celebration was the movie’s United States debut, with executive Shinkai and maker Genki Kawamura showing up face to face.

The Animation Is Film Festival additionally facilitated the North American debut of the Children of the Sea film, the West Coast debut of the Ride Your Wave film, and a screening of the Cencoroll Connect anime. Beside Weathering With You film, Children of the Sea and Ride Your Wave screened in rivalry. Children of the Sea executive Ayumu Watanabe additionally went to the celebration.

The Weathering With You film opened in 359 theaters and 448 screens in Japan on July 19. The last Japanese film to acquire more than 10 billion yen was Shinkai’s past film Your Name. three years back. 

Weathering With You film is as yet solid at Japanese film industry. The film has so far earned 13.51 billion yen (about US$126 million) from its 12-week run, which has outperformed the complete film industry gross of E.T. (1982) and Armageddon (1989), both made 13.5 billion yen in Japan.

The Weathering With You film will open in North America on January 17.


GKIDS portrays the film:

“The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-­willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…”


(c) Makoto Shinkai, / “Weathering With You” Production Committee